Sand Putty Aliens

  • Sand Putty Aliens
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Comes in a clear tube that measures approx 18 x 5.5 x 4.5cm.

A unique material, it’s sand, and yet has some of the properties of putty! Sand-Putty Aliens is a great way to explore the properties of materials, part of the national Curriculum for Science, Key Stages 1 & 2. Unique feel to the touch, amazing to watch as the Sand-Putty Aliens move.  Use the sculpting tool included and free your imagination plus add the alien body parts included to make your own unique sand-putty aliens!

    • 200g Sand Putty,
    • 10 parts- 3 eyes, mouth, 2 ears, 2 hands, 2 feet,
    • Modelling tool and
    • Full instructions for use (includes Science Museum information sheet).

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